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Naufra­gar and Nav­i­ga­tion

Naufra­gar (Span­ish for “to be ship­wrecked”) comes from the Latin Navis mean­ing “boat.” From that same root we get the Eng­lish… nav­i­ga­tion and navy. The n‑v root is clear­ly vis­i­ble in all of them.

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